Warmer weather is fast approaching and this means two things: you will want to dress to stay cool, and you will want to look great doing it. The answer: Seersucker. Getting the right summer look can be difficult, but adding a few key pieces of breathable fabrics to your wardrobe will ensure your ability to go easily from the office, to a sun-soaked pub … Read More Pucker up for Summer
Easy to pair – Need not be boring. There are so many colors and patterns available in menswear today, yet we often hear guys who profess to wanting totally neutral clothing. What this usually translates to is that they have heard too many rules about how to pair, or not pair patterns and colors. It’s confusing and they don’t want to look silly. Of … Read More Patterns Upon Patterns
Speaking of Proper Fit “Fit is King.” It’s an old saying, but so very true. A well-fitted cheap suit is going to look better than an ill-fitting suit that costs much more. However, with that said; a cheap suit is going to start looking very cheap quickly. The fabrics and construction methods used in making a such a suit (the inner lining and padding is … Read More Fit Is King
Do you stand in front of your closet and wonder if there is anything in there that you want to wear? Sometimes a good purge can be liberating… But how to start? Here are a few of our favorite suggestions: The hanger trick. This is not a quick fix, but it can help when you can’t decide whether to get rid of something or … Read More Spring Cleaning – Knock it out of the closet!
We’re not sure about you, but when we get an invitation to a “Black Tie” or “Semi-formal” function, our first thought is: Do they really mean Black Tie? Black-tie formal wear; What it actually means: Black tie is a dress code for social functions that start after 6 p.m., and basically translates to “this party is super fancy and men should wear tuxedos – with a black tie.” Black tie is … Read More What to wear to a “Semi-Formal” event
It is easy to understand why a couple would want to make their wedding day special, and even want it to stand out from other weddings they have attended, but one thing we at The Natty Dresser always advise keeping the basics classic. Fads come and go, but the classic looks live on. This simple principal will insure that you won’t be embarrassed by … Read More Wedding Style: Keep it Classic
Never underestimate the value of a man’s necktie. The right tie can off-set the austerity of a business suit, help you stand out in an interview setting, or simply add elegance to your evening wear. But more importantly, your tie is an expression of style. Whether you go for paisley, a bold stripe, or a fancy print, your tie will make a statement. What … Read More JZ Richards Neckties
The word is finally getting out that The Natty Dresser carries these amazing socks… What makes them so amazing? How about a sock that basically gives you a foot rub all day long! So far I have been trying to avoid using the words “Compression socks”, because for many that conjures up images of congestive heart failure, swelled ankles and nursing homes. Compression socks … Read More Try Sockwell to put a spring in your step.
An old saying becomes a new brand… The Natty Dresser is now stocking a Knit Denim Called Two Birds One Stone (2B1S) that is so stretchy and comfortable they feel like you are wearing your PJs! The best part however, is the fact that they don’t look like your PJs. You can dress them up with a stretchy Mizzen + Main Sport shirt and … Read More Two Birds One Stone Jeans
When we started The Natty Dresser it was our desire to offer as many “made in America” brands as possible. The very first delivery of merchandise we received was a large closet box full of Hardwick suits. I am happy to say that we still offer Hardwick suits here at The Natty Dresser and even better; I am happy to report that the current … Read More Hardwick Tailored Clothing
We have a lot of guys come into The Natty Dresser looking for a dress shirt for some occasion or another, and there are a lot of choices out there. For the purpose of this blog I am going to focus on that most basic staple of a man’s wardrobe… the plain white shirt. We stock plain white shirts from Cooper & Stewart, Andrew … Read More Looking for a dress shirt…